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Kellogg's tests portable cereal

Talk about dashboard dining. Kellogg’s Drink’N Crunch! portable cereal is packaged in a tapered cup that snaps onto the rim of an outer tapered cup for on-the-go consumption.
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New containers for stock powder products are induction sealed to enhance shelf life.
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Inducing an enhanced seal

Nestlé New Zealand recently added induction sealing to one of its powder-filling lines for improved seal quality and shelf life on containers of powder products.
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Packaging debut in Spain

With the March launch of the NaturLínea line of premium milk, Central Lechera Asturiana of Ovieda Asturias, Spain, is the first to commercialize the combishape aseptic packaging concept developed by Sig Combibloc.
Coils are now cushioned in slotted layers of a foam material; cornerboards, a corrugated cap, strapping, and stretch wrapping co
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Pallet makeover aids lean manufacturing

Innovative ‘insourced’ packaging approach cuts time, labor, and the cost of materials for major heating/cooling/refrigeration coil manufacturer.
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AIMCAL winners shine

Canada Bread and Celplast won Package of the Year in the annual competition of AIMCAL. But other packs were also honored.
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Perfect Popper pulls in prizes

Both the President’s and Innovation awards at the 61st National Paperboard Packaging Competition were snagged by the Perfect Popper popcorn box from Family Time Snacks of Valparaiso, IN.
Ink-jet printers apply codes to ice cream cups as they pass by on their way to a metal detector and on to hand packing into ship
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Marking Mister Cookie Face

This ice cream sandwich manufacturer settled on seven new ink-jet coding systems after old units performed poorly in wet plant conditions.
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Stonyfield opts for in-line tf/f/s

For four years, Stonyfield Farm filled its 4-oz YoBaby organic yogurts for babies and toddlers into injection-molded polypropylene cups, with six filled and lidded cups automatically unitized in a wraparound paperboard carton.
Seasonings and mixes (above) are bagged on a new f/f/s unit that replaced a hand-pack operation.
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Compact baggers pack improvements

World Flavors adds new and refurbished vf/f/s units to replace hand-filling operations and simplify changeovers.
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Good night milk

An opaque PET 330-mL bottle, blow-molded using Owens-Illinois’ special ATX432 UV light barrier, is being used for Slumber Bedtime Milk.
In-house label printing allows Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating to print as needed. That eliminates material waste and saves mone
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Printers help bottom line become healthy

Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating, a maker of nutritious meals, replaces preprinted labels with in-house printed labels that reduce cost and waste.
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Carton 'cocoons' Glenfiddich malt whisky

During the recent holiday season, Dufftown, Banffshire, Scotland-based William Grant & Sons sold its Glenfiddich Special Reserve 12-year-old malt whisky in a special paperboard gift pack that “cocooned” the triangular glass bottle within several protective layers.
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Superb print recognized

The International Assn. of Printing House Craftsmen, Minneapolis, MN, recently recognized Polytainers Inc. with four awards in its 29th annual International Gallery of Superb Printing competition.
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Cornstarch redesigned

Clabber Girl has introduced a new cornstarch package whose graphics retain the antique-like charm of a previous paperboard package, but integrated with bright, colorful graphics.
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Energetic design

Ferolito Vultaggio & Sons have given their Extreme Energy Shot beverage a new taste profile and larger package. A larger, cutting-edge package communicates the power of the beverage, which is made with real cane sugar and 10% real juice, as well as some other high-performance ingredients such as Taurine and Ginseng.
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Warm design

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare recently introduced the Ben-Gay Pain Relieving Patch to the U.S. market. The pharmaceutical giant turned to applebrandsource, a New York-based design company, to create a high-visibility package that aims to leverage brand equity.

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